Posts Tagged ‘groundbreaking’

Ground broken for new intermodal transit facility

NATCHEZ — Ground has been broken for the Natchez Regional Intermodal Transit Facility at the corner of Wood Avenue and North Shields Lane. The City of Natchez is partnering with MDOT and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to develop a state-of-the-art, multi-use, regional intermodal transportation center that is being jointly supported with an American Recovery […] [...]

Choctaw Indians break ground for new retail complex

BOGUE CHITTO — The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Big Creek General Store Sept. 22 in Bogue Chitto. The 5,200-square-foot retail facility will include a general store, fuel center, bait shop, laundromat, fitness center, ATM and a satellite first responder’s office to house security, police and emergency personnel. The […] [...]

General Atomics breaks ground for plant expansion

SHANNON — General Atomics’ Electromagnetic Systems Group (GA EMS) broke ground today on an expansion to its existing 127,000-square-foot facility in Shannon. The expansion project represents a $12 million corporate investment and will create 25 additional direct jobs over the next three years, according to the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA). From its Shannon location in […] [...]

Community Trust to break ground for two new banking centers

FLOWOOD and MADISON — Community Trust Bank will break ground on two new banking centers in May. Located in Flowood and Madison, these centers are slated to open in the fourth quarter of 2012. The new Flowood Banking Center groundbreaking will be held May 22 at 203 Promenade Boulevard. The new Madison Banking Center groundbreaking […] [...]

Ground broken for new aquarium/learning center

D’IBERVILLE — A recent groundbreaking ceremony means the $30-million Ocean Expo Aquarium & Learning Center in southern Mississippi is closer to reality. The ceremony was held at D’Iberville last Friday for the project located on the southwest corner of Interstates 10 and 110. Moby Solangi, director of the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport, […] [...]

Le Bonheur to break ground for new hospital

OLIVE BRANCH — Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has chosen the design and construction team for its new Olive Branch Hospital and set the groundbreaking for 3 p.m. on Oct. 19. Gresham, Smith and Partners, Smith Seckman Reid Inc. and Turner Construction Company have been selected as an integrated project delivery team for the design and […] [...]

Dennen Steel breaks ground for new plant

IUKA — Dennen Steel Corp., a contract stamping manufacturer of steel products, has broken ground for construction of a new 50,000-square-foot manufacturing facility at Yellow Creek Port in Iuka. The ground-breaking was held today at the construction site. Company chairman/CEO Andrew Dennen says in a statement that the $7.4-million project will create 50 new jobs […] [...]

Enerkem breaks ground on waste-to-fuel plant

by Published: September 2,2010

Tags: energy, groundbreaking, manufacturing, renewable energy

EDMONTON — Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels company, has broken ground for its municipal waste-to-biofuels facility with its partners, the City of Edmonton and the Government of Alberta. Enerkem is looking to build a similar facility in Mississippi. Enerkem’s advanced biofuels plant, which will be located in Edmonton, Alberta, is the world’s first industrial-scale biofuels project […] [...]

German pipe manufacturer breaks ground

by Published: March 10,2010

Tags: Delta, groundbreaking, manufacturing, pipe, Tunica

TUNICA — A German company broke ground on a $300-million pipe manufacturing plant today in Tunica County, kicking off a development that officials believe will have far-reaching economic benefits. “It’s not only huge for Tunica County, but it’s huge for the entire state of Mississippi, especially the Mississippi Delta,” said Larry Liddell, public information officer […] [...]

Madison hospital one of few to be opening

by Published: February 1,2010

Tags: groundbreaking, Madison County Medical Center

CANTON — Madison County Medical Center (MCMC) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony last week to share the plans for the region’s newest hospital. The completed facility will house 67 beds and feature over 100,000 square feet, including an emergency department, intensive care unit, women’s service center and nursery, surgery and imaging centers, pharmacy, physical therapy center […] [...]

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